Keynote Speaker

Bedros Keuilian is the "hidden genius” behind many of the most successful names and businesses in fitness boot camps and personal training.

In addition to being the founder and CEO of Hitech Trainer, FitPro Newsletter, and FitPro Magazine, (three software technologies used by thousands of fitness professionals worldwide to get more clients and profits), he is also CEO and President of Fit Body Boot Camp, currently the fastest growing fitness business franchise worldwide.

Bedros is also a consultant for independent trainers, six and seven figure producing boot camp and personal training studio owners, top celebrity trainers featured on ABC and NBC, and two of America's largest personal training facilities with over 60 locations each and both earning over $20,000,000/year. He has been featured and quoted in industry publications like IDEA Fitness Journal, IHRSA Publications, Club Solutions Magazine, Personal Fitness Professional magazine, and several other national industry publications and has been voted as one of the top 20 influential people in fitness.

At Business Bootcamp 2013, he will take the stage and teach a radical new way to getting leads, acquiring clients, and building a business to massive success from the ground up. Bedros has had the opportunity to share the stage with some of the biggest and brightest minds in marketing, business development, and personal development such as Dan Kennedy, Frank Kern, John Carlton, Dr. Robert Cialdini, Joe Polish and Jay Abraham … just to name a few.



Business Education Sessions

Finding New Members in Today's World


Michael Parrella runs a multi-million dollar chain of schools that would be enough for most. But not for Michael Parrella. His website design and marketing company, FC Online Marketing, and his Fitness Franchise, iLoveKickboxing.com, have helped schools worldwide reach jaw-dropping levels of success. This 20-year veteran has revolutionized Martial Arts School Websites and generated tens of thousands of enrollments for his clients. Michael is also a member of the Member Solutions Business Advisory Team.

Michael Parrella can be reached at Info@FullContactOnlineMarketing.com






Master Tommy Lee is the owner of East Coast Martial Arts, a member of the Member Solutions Business Advisory Team, and the founder of Step-by-Step Success, a complete training series covering ways to increase student enrollments and achieve aggressive professional goals. Master Lee has coached many of the school owners that are now the leaders of the industry. Master Lee offers private coaching as well as Mastermind Camps to help Martial Art Schools owners reach their goals.

Master Tommy Lee can be reached at Tommy@EastCoastMartialArts.com





Bedros Keuilian is the "hidden genius” behind many of the most successful names and businesses in fitness boot camps and personal training.

In addition to being the founder and CEO of Hitech Trainer, FitPro Newsletter, and FitPro Magazine, (three software technologies used by thousands of fitness professionals worldwide to get more clients and profits), he is also CEO and President of Fit Body Boot Camp, currently the fastest growing fitness business franchise worldwide. Bedros has also been listed as one of the top 20 influential people in Fitness.

Visit www.ptpower.com for more information on Bedros Keuilian.


NEWLY ADDED ... John Bussard is CEO of nine (soon to be 11) highly-successful Kicks Karate locations in suburban Maryland. Kicks Karate services almost 4,000 active students. John's largest individual location consistently ranks #1 on the Member Solutions' President's Club listing for gross billings. He is also a member of the Member Solutions Business Advisory Team.

Visit www.kickskarate.com for more information on John Bussard.







Make The Most Out of What You've Built

Shihan Allie Alberigo is a father, Martial Artist, Martial Arts Instructor, and industry coach and consultant with over forty-four years of Martial Arts experience. He has over thirty years of experience as a professional full-time Martial Arts Instructor. He is the owner of world-renowned L.I. Ninjutsu Centers in Long Island, New York, which has just celebrated its 21-year anniversary.

Allie is also a member of the Member Solutions Business Advisory Team, a regular contributor to the Member Solutions Business Building Blog, and the Founder of the industry's first step-by-step approach to consulting, www.TakingItToTheNextLevel.com, which is used by Martial Arts school owners worldwide.

Shihan Allie Alberigo can be reached at kyoshi@lininja.com



Dave Kovar is an internationally renowned instructor with black belt degrees in ten different Martial Arts styles. He is the Founder and Chief Training Officer of Kovar's Satori Academy of Martial Arts, a chain of schools in California and New Jersey, founded in 1978. Dave is recognized as a "Trainer of Trainers” and people from around the world routinely visit his Sacramento facilities to learn his instructional techniques.

The Martial Arts Industry Association (MAIA) has retained Dave and his Academy to provide monthly training videos to industry participants, as well as articles in its monthly magazine. Dave's material has been implemented at hundreds of schools around the country.

Dave Kovar can be reached at dave.kovar@satoriacademy.com



Barry Duncan
is co-owner of Momentum Fitness and co-founder of Volo Innovations. With over 15 years of fitness business experience, he brings a down to earth approach to working with people on how to start or improve their fitness business. After years of managing other businesses, Barry took his knowledge to build Vancouver's number one personal training studio, with over 25 trainers and a school for new trainers operating under one roof. In 2003 Barry and his partner Nikki Layton created what is now Volo Innovations software to help run and manage fitness based businesses. He now focuses on coaching and teaching new entrepreneurs how to bootstrap their business while they build their empire.

Barry can be reached by email at barry@myvolo.com or by phone at 866.303.1038




NEWLY ADDED ... Chris Robinson
is a Fifth Degree Black Belt who began his formal training in 1992 under his father Kyoshi Al Robinson. He has grown into a Martial Arts business consultant and seminar teacher. Chris spends eight to ten hours weekly, training in RGDA Jiu-Jitsu.

For more information on Chris Robinson, visit http://teamrks.com/










Get a Life


Tony Thompson is currently a 8th degree black belt under West Coast World Martial Arts and, with Master Reyes, continues to oversee forty-five West Coast World Martial Arts schools nationally. Tony has also received many awards for his community and corporate involvement including: Citizen of the Year given by the Milpitas Board of Education, Martin Luther King Award given by Santa Clara County, and a Leadership Award given from the Harvard School of Business. Tony has also served on the Board of Directors for Economic Social Opportunity, Y.M.C.A, and I.S.K.A.

Tony Thompson can be reached at wcberryessa@aol.com





John Graden is a world champion kick boxer and protégé of Joe Lewis, and is also the founder of NAPMA, MATA, the ACMA. He's also the author of Black Belt Management, How to Open and Operate a Successful Martial Arts School, The Truth About the Martial Arts Business, and the Art of Marketing Without Marketing. John has been profiled on the cover of the Wall Street Journal, the Dr. Oz Show, and dozens of international publications, He has hosted his own USA Karate program with guest including Tony Robbins and Brian Tracy.

You can visit www.MartialArtsTeachers.com or www.EmpowerBoxingMembers.com for more information. John can also be reached at johngraden@mac.com




NEWLY ADDED ... Greg Tearney has been training in the Martial Arts since 1957 and teaching since 1965 in Syracuse N.Y. He opened his 1st dojo in 1969. He has over 55 years under his three 10th Degree Black Belt rankings. Considered a pioneer in American Martial Arts, Grandmaster Tearney is a Hall of Fame instructor with a wealth of knowledge in business and the techniques for managing and marketing a Martial Arts school. He and his wife, 8th Degree Black Belt, Judy Modafferi-Tearney, teach over 400 students in their 7200 sq. ft. state of the art dojo in Camillus N.Y. Grandmaster Tearney is a MAIA Wealth and Elite member, past Senior EFC Board of Director member and founder of The International Master Instructors Association.

For more information on Master Greg Tearney, visit http://www.tearneyskarate.com/





Protecting Your Business
 
Andrew Kasmen, Esq. is a founding member of the law firm, Burns & Kasmen. He actively practices law in the state and federal courts in Pennsylvania and in his representation of national clients, has been admitted to practice in courts around the country. Andrew concentrates his practice in business and transactional matters, advising corporations on day-to-day legal matters, and he has significant experience in commercial litigation, having represented clients in multi-million dollar sales and acquisitions and large-scale commercial litigation against multi-national corporations. He also represents business clients in contract disputes, shareholder actions, and unfair competition and restrictive covenant matters. Andrew has a substantial real estate practice handling residential and commercial property transactions and commercial leasing. Further, Andrew represents a number of the largest title insurance companies in the country in coverage and recovery matters. Over the years, Andrew has represented a number of national trade associations and their individual members. Andrew is an active member of numerous Bar Associations and has also been named in "The National Registry of Who's Who.”

Andrew Kasmen can be reached at 267.287.1036 and akasmen@burnskasmen.com


Steve Giroux has been training in the Martial Arts for 29 years and is a 6th Degree Black Belt in Chun Kuk Do. In 1999, he graduated from Bentley College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accountancy with a minor concentration in Law. After founding his studio in January of 1999, Steve has successfully grown revenues over the years after starting at only $7,000 in his first year. He recently authored and created a new private lesson program for school owners entitled "Individual Attention”.
Steve Giroux can be reached at Steve@GirouxBrosMartialArts.com

 





NEWLY ADDED ... David Chamberlain is CEO of Kovars Inc. and has been with the company since 2006. Kovars Inc. conducts business through its two divisions - Kovar's Satori Academy of Martial Arts, which supports Kovar's eight company-owned schools and Kovar Systems, which provides software, services and consulting to martial arts schools, worldwide.

Upon graduating from college, Mr. Chamberlain taught high school students and coached wrestling and football in Defiance, Ohio, before embarking on a career in business. He spent twenty-eight years in technology, with companies such as the IBM Corporation, Gateway, where he led the $2B Commercial Division and Novell. In addition, Mr. Chamberlain has worked with startups and turnarounds, having been CEO of WebPutty and Versata.

Dave Chamberlain can be reached at dave.chamberlain@kovars.com




Your Business & Your Community


Chuck Heacock is the owner of the Fitness Compound, a training facility that provides unparalleled fitness activities including Martial Arts classes, special boot camps, personal training, baseball, basketball, spinning, Zumba, cardio, and more. Chuck started Martial Arts training at the age of eight and began working in the Health Club industry at just 16, when he was hired and trained by the legendary Jack LaLanne. By the age of 18, he was already running five club locations. A year later, Chuck ventured out on his own to open his first Health club. Over the next few years, his group, National Club Consultants, bought and sold seven clubs to brand name operators such as LA Fitness, Gold's Gym, and Powerhouse Gym. Four years later, the group owned six clubs specializing in sports-specific and private training, as well as nutrition consulting. Needing a new challenge, he signed on as the Sales Manager of a small Krav Maga school in West L.A. Within 24 months, he took the 200-member business to 2,000 students through the use of his revenue-driving strategies and tactics!

Chuck Heacock can be reached at
Chuck@kravmaga.com

Greg Silva is President of United Professionals and Consulting By Choice. Greg is a 7th degree Black Belt and trained with Sr. Grand Master Ed Parker. He founded East West Karate and built the single largest school of its day in 1992 teaching over 1,300 students in Coral Springs Florida. He authored The Silva Solution "Building Black Belts from the Inside Out” and publishes the national magazine United Professionals. Today he coaches many top school owners on business strategies, instructor training and marketing, as well as his East West Team school license program.

Visit
www.unitedprofessionals.com for more information or email Greg Silva at upceo@unitedprofessionals.com. You can also like his facebook page.




Ken Marchtaler
was born in Vancouver, Canada and has studied and taught martial arts for 20+ years. He holds a 4th Degree Black Belt in Okinawa Shorin-Ryu Shorinkan Karate and is ranked in a number of other Martial Arts as well. He has two Gold Medals from the 2005 World Martial Games in Rosenheim, Germany, and a number of lifetime achievement awards. His company, Marchtaler Group, operates Warrior Martial Arts studio in Victoria, BC Canada, as well as number of programs and initiatives including the Little Warriors®, 30 Minute Warriors® and the concept of Martial Wellness®.

Ken has a background in Banking and served as officer/director on a number of non-profit boards, including Chairman of the World Martial Arts Games Committee (WMAGC) and President of the Canadian National Martial Arts Association (CNMAA). Ken was also recently appointed Martial Arts Commissioner for TAFISA, an International Olympic Committee Recognized Multi-Sport Organization. He is a regular guest speaker and has made several appearances on radio, international news and television including recent appearances on the ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX & CTV networks. He is author of a number of Books including the Amazon Best-Seller "The Secret to Winning Big” which he co-wrote with Brian Tracy and others, and "Little Warriors: The Book of One”, due for release later this year.

Visit www.marchtalergroup.com or Ken Marchtaler can be reached at ken@marchtalergroup.com




Physical Training Sessions


Matt Hughes is the 9-Time Welterweight World Champion of the UFC. With a record of 45-8-0, and a spot in the UFC Hall of Fame, Matt has traveled the world and has become a household name amongst mixed martial arts fans. Matt Hughes is a strong advocate for health and fitness in the United States. That is why he sought to create a total body training program for gyms and Martial Arts schools. Cage Fitness™ was a perfect fit for him to incorporate the training techniques he used to become fit and stay that way.







Dave Kovar is an internationally renowned instructor with black belt degrees in ten different Martial Arts styles. He is the Founder and Chief Training Officer of Kovar's Satori Academy of Martial Arts, a chain of schools in California and New Jersey, founded in 1978. Dave is recognized as a "Trainer of Trainers” and people from around the world routinely visit his Sacramento facilities to learn his instructional techniques.

The Martial Arts Industry Association (MAIA) has retained Dave and his Academy to provide monthly training videos to industry participants, as well as articles in its monthly magazine. Dave's material has been implemented at hundreds of schools around the country.

Dave Kovar can be reached at dave.kovar@satoriacademy.com



Jimmy Pedro, World Champion, is one of the most decorated judo players in American history. Jimmy is world renowned for his judo expertise, coaching ability, and training methods. A newaza (ground techniques) specialist, Jimmy currently owns and operates Pedro's Judo Center in Wakefield, MA, and teaches clinics and seminars throughout the country.

If you are looking for a fun and unique way to increase membership and retention at your Martial Arts studio, motivate and inspire your students, incorporate grappling into your current curriculum, or add to your students' judo skills, book Jimmy Pedro for an appearance or seminar today.

For inquiries, Jimmy Pedro can be reached at jimmypedro@zebramats.com


Phil Ross is a Master RKC and 8th Degree Black Belt. He has been a Fitness Enthusiast and Combat Arts Competitor ever since the mid-70's. Master Ross has successfully competed, either winning or placing, on the National level from 1979 through 2010 in well-known organizations such as NAGA, AAU, ABA, WAKO. The disciplines consisted of both the striking and grappling arts. He was also an amateur champion body builder and power lifter (Totaled 1,400 lbs. in three lifts at a weight of 179.9 lbs.). In 1988, he opened his Martial Arts and Fitness Academy, and in addition to his numerous state and national titles, coached and trained a multitude of champions and athletes in Martial Arts, Wrestling, Tri-Athletes, Volleyball, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Lacrosse, Football, and Track and Field.

His accomplishments have earned him the Honor of being inducted to the Martial Arts Hall of Fame. He was also a coach in the UFC for over four years and was a matchmaker for the UCC professional MMA Fight League.
For more information, go to www.philross.com or call 201.612.1429. You can also check out his Facebook page and follow him on Twitter @kettlebellking

Arlene Limas is an American Taekwondo practitioner and multiple international gold medalists. Limas, who is of Mexican and Polish descent, graduated with honors from Whitney Young Magnet High School in Chicago and received a degree in Political Science from De Paul University.

In May of 1993 Arlene opened her own school, Power Kix in Stafford, Virginia. After being opened only 6 ˝ years she has 300 active students and growing strong!

Limas made history when she became the first American to win a gold medal at the 24th Olympic Games in Seoul, Korea in taekwondo, which made its Olympic debut as an exhibition sport. She is a member of the Taekwondo Hall of Fame.

Arlene Limas can be reached at
powerkix@powerkixusa.com

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Moderator


Steven Pinado is the CEO of Member Solutions. He is responsible for the overall executive management of Member Solutions, as well as its strategic growth initiatives and marketing programs. Steve also serves on the boards of several businesses and charitable organizations. His career experience includes leadership roles in corporate strategy, business development, payment processing, investment banking, finance, and information technology.

When he's not in the office, you'll find Steve meeting with prospects to understand their needs, traveling across North America to consult with clients, or participating in industry events.

Steve can be reached at spinado@membersolutions.com





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